Weather: SE-4 warm and sunny
Today's high tide roost at Hoylake saw an impressive array of species with numbers of waders continuing to increase. In addition to the thousands of large Gulls there were 3000 Dunlin, 500 Sanderling, 1000 Ringed Plover, 162 Grey Plover, 302 Curlew, 1 summer plumage Bar tailed Godwit, 86 Knot, 2 Greenshank, 2 Little Stint, 1 Curlew Sandpiper and most unusually a male Ruff.
A pale phase Arctic Skua gave a spectacular piratical display as it harassed the local Sandwich Terns.
Migrants at the Lighthouse included 4 Willow Warbler but just singles of Wheatear and Sedge Warbler.
AMC, DH, KAD, JET and MGT